Tonimbuk, Victoria

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Tonimbuk is located in Victoria
Location in Victoria
Coordinates38°0′S 145°43′E / 38.000°S 145.717°E / -38.000; 145.717Coordinates: 38°0′S 145°43′E / 38.000°S 145.717°E / -38.000; 145.717
Population208 (2016)[1]
Location70 km (43 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Bass
Federal Division(s)Monash

Tonimbuk is a bounded rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 70 kilometres (43 mi) south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Tonimbuk recorded a population of 208 at the 2016 Census.


Devastating fires in early March 2019 wiped this town off the map.
A Telegraph Office was open at Tonimbuk from 1953 until 1959.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tonimbuk (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 September 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, archived from the original on 10 May 2008, retrieved 11 April 2008